At the Name of Jesus

Author (refrain): Caroline M. Noel

Caroline Marie Noel (b. Teston, Kent, England, 1817; d. St. Marylebone, London, England, 1877) The daughter of an Anglican clergyman and hymn writer, she began to write poetry in her late teens but then abandoned it until she was in her forties. During those years she suffered frequent bouts of illness and eventually became an invalid. To encourage both herself and others who were ill or incapacitated, Noel began to write devotional verse again. Her poems were collected in The Name of Jesus and Other Verses for the Sick and Lonely (1861, enlarged in 1870). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Author (verses): Christopher Walker

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First Line: He emptied himself, as a slave, yet free
Title: At the Name of Jesus
Author (refrain): Caroline M. Noel
Author (verses): Christopher Walker
Language: English
Refrain First Line: At the name of Jesus, ev'ry knee shall bow
Copyright: © 1995, Christopher Walker. Published by OCP

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Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #719

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #366

Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #483

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #466

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